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Disney Canon: Winnie the Pooh (2011)

More or less a year ago, when I wrote about The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, I said how I had resisted revisiting that film for so long because of character fatigue. 1,059 more words


Lightning McQueen, Mater And The Rebranding Of An American Icon

The year was 2006. The marketing medium with the biggest budget was direct mail marketing. Playing in theaters was an animated movie from Pixar about a race car who finds himself on what was once a bustling byway of tourists from around the world that is now a desolate, shell of its once former great self. 1,241 more words

Brand Marketing

Keep Moving Forward... (AKA So long, Lion King)

The world turns quickly. Every minute, dozens of creative brains pitch their next big idea to make the world greater, easier and best of all,  972 more words


Disney Fact #106

You probably know by now that John Lasseter is my hero. I could go on and on about his wonderfulness, but since I mention him on this blog pretty regularly, I’ll resist! 106 more words

Daily Disney

The Art of Pixar: Book

Today I received the absolutely gorgeous book, celebrating 25 years of Pixar, ‘The Art of Pixar’. As a fan of both Pixar and simply looking at concept art from films, when I spotted this on Amazon it was a must-buy. 38 more words

Learning from Miyazaki: Pacing

Minor Spoilers for Castle in the Sky and Howl’s Moving Castle

Miyazaki is often praised for the spell-binding nature of his films. Here goes John Lasseter in the introduction to… 598 more words


Disney Canon: Meet the Robinsons (2007)

I’m so glad that a recurring theme in this Disney Canon Rewatch Project has been the surprising realization that many films I once dismissed are actually far better and more interesting than I thought. 1,539 more words